Podcasts

Shark Farmer: Jessie Alt, Cussing Pumpkins

Podcast published : April 24, 2018

Jessie Alt works for a big seed company, Her husband works for another... and she writes cuss words on pumpkins Please visit our sponsor: https://www.farmersedge.ca/

AFBF: Partisan Farm Bill Vote Shouldn’t Worry Agriculture

Podcast published : April 21, 2018

The American Farm Bureau Federation says this week’s party-line vote on the farm bill is a standard practice for agriculture legislation. Micheal Clements has more.

Talking Biotech: Transgenic Plants and Industrial Protein Production

Podcast published : April 21, 2018

Many important enzymes, industrial and therapeutic proteins are manufactured using transgenic plants. Plants offer many benefits to protein production over animal cells and microbes for many applications. In this episode Dr. Beth Hood from Arkansas State University and Infinite Enzymes joins the podcast to talk about the history of making proteins in plants, the rationale, and the exciting future.

Ontario Agcast - Simon Haley

Podcast published : April 19, 2018

Farming in the UK sounds a lot like farming in Canada, but with a better accent. We talk about tenancy, subsidy and agvocacy. See what I did there? In the Social Jungle, Simon Haley is Tarzan. You should be following these accounts he started: @FarmersOfTheUK @FarmersOfTheWorld @AgriChatUK

Shark Farmer: Scott Daniel life after dairy

Podcast published : April 17, 2018

Scott Daniel was the kind of kid that read Holstein magazines and had herdsmen as heroes. So, you can imagine how hard it was for him to shut down his own dairy. Listen to an open an honest account of his story. Please visit our sponsor: https://www.farmcommand.com/

Our Farms, Our Future: Everybody Eats - Greg Judy and Adam Saunders

Podcast published : April 15, 2018

The Our Farms, Our Future podcast series brings together the sustainable agriculture community for thought-provoking conversations about the state of agriculture, how we got here, and where we're headed.

No-Till Farmer: Strategies for Getting Off the Starting Block with Cover Crops: Part 1

Podcast published : April 12, 2018

In the first part of this two-part podcast, brought to you by Montag Mfg. Co., cover crop educator and Pennsylvania no-tiller Steve Groff will talk about the mindset necessary to be successful in adopting cover crops in a no-till system.

Farm Bureau Joins Launch of No Taste for Waste Campaign

Podcast published : April 12, 2018

The American Farm Bureau Federation recently helped launch the No Taste for Waste campaign that seeks to decrease food waste on and off the farm. Micheal Clements has more.

Ontario AgCast - Kiana Simmons

Podcast published : April 12, 2018

Who would want to live in downtown Toronto, not own a car and choose almond milk over dairy? I learned a lot from 21 year old, urban planner, Kiana Simmons, but some of what she shared challenged point of view. If you want to know what an urban millennial thinks about food and farming you will want to listen to this.

Future of Agriculture - Getting Started in Farming with Tom Bottoms

Podcast published : April 11, 2018

Tom Bottoms earned his bachelor’s degree in Plant Sciences from the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo and in 2013, he received his Ph.D. in Horticulture and Agronomy from the University of California. He currently works as an employee of a large farming operation based in Northern California with the intention of eventually accumulating his own farm land and building his own operation.